“ROYAL HAWAIIAN STATE SEAL
OIL PAINT WITH PYROGRAPHY ON MANGO WOOD
“”UA MAU KE EA O KA AINA I KA PONO”” : “”THE LIFE OF THE LAND IS PERPETUATED IN RIGHTEOUSNESS””
Two traditional Hawaiian Hula dancers are seen flanking either side of the Royal Hawaiian State Seal. Both women are depicted in dance visually framing the seal. The use of the beauty of the native Hawiian beach creates a visually encompassing image. Allowing the natural landscape, humanity and governance to be presented in a holistic manner. Such subjects are cherished as they present a cultural standpoint and unification for the people of Hawaii.
Voyage Hawaii # 5 Pyrography and Oil on Koa Wood This work of art is one-of-a-kind in its expressions of deep affection for Hawaii and the people who live there. The piece features a map of Hawaii at its heart, suggesting the breadth of link between the islands and all those who visit them. At the bottom of the work…
Kanani Series #3 OIL WITH PYROGRAPHY ON MANGO WOOD The Kanani series #3 depicts three different Hula dancers with their skirts moving to the rhythm of the music, each one found joy dancing the traditional Hawaiian dance. The hula is a traditional dance that existed in Hawaii before Western influences arrived in the islands. It is an artistic form that…
Kanani Series #1 OIL WITH PYROGRAPHY ON MANGO WOOD This work depicts three Kanani ladies dancing exuberantly. The unique curvature of the bodies adds rhythm to the painting. Depicted is three women dancing in this work of art. Each woman is wearing a traditional grass skirt . They also wear leis around their necks and traditional hawaiian headdress’s. The works…
Kanani Series #4 OIL WITH PYROGRAPHY ON MANGO WOOD The single – hula dancer is very popular in Hawai’i. Kanani dances with her hula skirts, each having fun and enjoying the traditional hula dance. It is a classic piece depicting Hawaiian culture and history. Kanani Series #4 captures the essence of this tradition. She stands looking off into space (away…